Crime Stoppers Featured Case #14-26 Hahrahcio Branch Homicide (Photo)

Crime Stoppers Featured Case #14-26 Hahrahcio Branch Homicide (Photo)

July 05, 2014 17:45


The Portland Police Bureau, in cooperation with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help in solving a gang-related shooting that killed one man and injured four others.

On Saturday July 5, 2014, at 3:14 a.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report of a shooting outside Soobie's Bar & Grill Strip Club, located at 333 Southeast 122nd Avenue.

Officers and medical personnel arrived and located two people suffering from gunshot wounds.

26-year-old Hahrahcio Roy Branch was transported to a Portland hospital where he later died from his injuries. The Oregon State Medical Examiner will perform an autopsy on Sunday July 6 to determine the exact cause of death.

26-year-old Lamarcus Sanchez Miles received a non-life-threatening injury to one of his eyes and was transported to a Portland hospital for treatment.

The third, fourth and fifth victims were all taken by private car to a neighborhood hospital then transported by ambulance to trauma centers.

24-year-old Ladarrius Deon Givens received a non-life-threatening injury to one of his legs.

32-year-old Tony Dwayne Allen received a non-life-threatening injury to his head.

27-year-old Samantha Sonnel Jones received a non-life-threatening injury to one of her legs.

Homicide and Gang Enforcement Team detectives are actively working to determine what led up to and what occurred during the shooting.

Investigators are asking for any information about this case to help identify a suspect or suspects in the shooting.

At this point there is no suspect information to share with the public.

Anyone with second-hand information should also share it with police. Information learned from social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter or YouTube should be shared with investigators as these tips may lead to the identification of a suspect or suspects. Links can be shared directly with investigators or anonymously through Crime Stoppers.

Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information, reported to Crime Stoppers, that leads to an arrest in this case, or any unsolved felony, and tipsters can remain anonymous.

Leave a Crime Stoppers tip online at text CRIMES (274637) and in the subject line put 823HELP, followed by the tip, or call 503-823-HELP (4357) and leave the tip information.

Visit to download the Crime Stoppers App for the iPhone or Droid.

Detective Anthony Merrill
Homicide Detail
(503) 823-4033; or

Detective Michele Michaels
Homicide Detail
(503) 823-0692




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